Bush Tucka Walk
News, Pamagirri

Pamagirri Bush Tucka Walk

One of the newer experiences at the Rainforestation is the Bush Tucka Walk. “Bush tucka” (or bushfood) traditionally refers to any fauna or flora native to Australia that has been used as sustenance for culinary and/or medicinal purposes by Aborigines for over an estimated 60,000 years. Our Bush Tucka Walk takes place in and around the […]

Army Ducks
Army Ducks

World War 2 Army Ducks

During your trip to the Rainforestation Nature Park, you will hear a lot about the iconic Army Ducks. You will have the chance to take a ride on these WWII vehicles and explore everything the Rainforestation has to offer. During 1942-1945, over 21 thousand of these amphibious six-wheel-drive vehicles were produced. Designed to drive on […]

national threatened species day
Events, Our Wildlife

National Threatened Species Day 2016

September 7th is National Threatened Species day. We’ll be acknowledging it in our parks by educating guests on the different threatened species that call our parks home, and encouraging our visitors to do what they can to help boost these numbers in the future. Neville the Tasmanian Devil is one such threatened species. Numbers of […]

dingo puppies
News, Our Wildlife, Park Diary

Dingo Puppies!

We are very excited to welcome to some new additions to our park this week … dingo puppies! Our little puppies have arrived from a sanctuary in New South Wales, an hour outside of Sydney, and are settling in beautifully already. Wildlife Keeper Aidan has been their surrogate dad, helping them to explore their new […]

birthday party
History, News, Park Diary

Our 40th Birthday Party!

We recently celebrated our 40th birthday with a wonderful birthday party at our park! It was a magical evening, shared with friends, family and industry colleagues. Over 250 guests attended the event, enjoying canapes and drinks during speeches in the Pamagirri Aboriginal Cultural Centre by Michael Woodward, on behalf of Charles Woodward (Chairman), and William Enoch-Tranby, Local […]

agile wallabies
Our Wildlife

Agile Wallabies

We have plenty of agile wallabies up here at Rainforestation, so we thought we’d tell you a little more about them! Their scientific name is Macropus agilis, and they are also known as the sandy wallaby. They are often found in northern Australia and New Guinea. In fact, it’s the most common wallaby in Australia’s north! […]

building an enclosure
Our Wildlife, Park Diary

Building an enclosure

If you visited our Koala & Wildlife Park at any time over the last few months, you’ll notice we’ve been building an enclosure! If you looked closely, you might have seen what animal will be making its new home in there … Juliet the wombat! Building an enclosure can be a very in-depth and involved […]

what is dragonfruit
Park Diary

What is dragonfruit?

You might have seen this bright pink, red or yellow flower-looking fruit around … but what is dragonfruit? Is it a flower or a fruit? Can you eat it? The answer is – yes, you can eat it! You can also taste some at our Tropical Treats Fruit Orchard, when its in season. Also known […]

swamp wallabies
Our Wildlife

Swamp Wallabies

We have some very cute swamp wallabies here at Rainforestation Nature Park – just like this little guy in the photo! You can find them in the Koala & Wildlife Park, and they are pretty friendly – so make sure you get some food from the Ticket Office to handfeed them! They are most commonly known […]